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. see what a judge decided his cruel actions should cost him. >>> plus, a puppy isenjoying some sweet dreams and justin bieber's new dream job. the victoria secret angels give a sneak peek of their new ?;sho. >> you know6z what i noticed abt these girls? they all have great hair. >> beautiful hair. love them all. >> that's dash cam video from a patrol car of a traffic stop that quickly became scary. you see officers with their guns drawn there were three people in this car and they ended up arresting everybody. you're about t.'r see why. they opened the trunk. yes, there is someone in the trunk of this car. let me tell you how this man got there. this man is actually an employee at a circle k. s shop. one of his customers asked him %$ a tire iron. he handed it over. he did see thisfá woman and two men outside struggling with their own car. when the store was closed he started walking to his car and saw these three people trying to steal a tire from his car. he confronted them. one of the men starting attacking him. they put a towel over his head, bound his wrists, stuffed him in the
's action, backers of california's ban on same sex marriage say they are pleased that the justices have decided to hear the case. >> for our republic this case has to be taken because judicial activism is going against the written words and intent of our constitution. >> randy thomasson says in his view, the california judges who overturned prop 8 need to be overruled and corrected. state attorney general, harris, called it a significant day in u.s. history. >> this is a case about fundamental questions of fairness and equality. >> she said she will write a brief for the court for same sex marriage. they say it remains to be seen how the case will unfold. it deprived same sex couples of the fundamental right to marry. the court could sidestep the issue if the ban is constitutional. the justices agreed to look at if the supporters of prop 8 have the legal standing to defend the law since the state did not. the court could issue a narrow ruling allowing same sex marriage to resume in california without overturning bans in other states. arguments in both cases will happen in march and deci
. no action is expected until after christmasful. >> some positive economic news as u.s. home sales jumped to the highest levels in three days. the national association of realtors says the number of homes sold rose over 5 million last month. that's an increase of 14.5% from a year ago. low mortgage raising and rising employment. 5.5million indicates a healthy housing market. >> a late rally left -- the dow gained 59 points thanks in part to new numbers indicating stronger growth last quarter. nasdaq rose 6 points. numbers from the labor department today show requests for jobless benefits rose 361,000 americans applied for unemployment. the increase reverses four straight weeksover decline. >> >> customers will see the rates rise the next go two years as they upgrade natural gas lines following the pipeline explosion. the california public utility commission approved the plan this morning. the average bill will go up 8 $0.08 a month next year and $11.36 a month the year after that. it is less than the utility asked for. critics say pg&e will still make money. >> pg&e will profit, make mone
this is the fact that she actually saved a great many lives and taken the action that is she did. she is truly a hero today. >>> our coverage of the connecticut school shooting continues. pope benedict xvi expressed his condolences today to those who lost loved ones. >> to those affected by this tragedy, each of you i send abundant blessings. >> the pontiff said he is praying for the families of the victims, especially those who lost children. the pontiff asked worshipers to turn to faith. >>> a second round of voting takes place next weekend. the election has been marred by violence including an attack on the opposition headquarters. opposition leaders said police stood by during that attack. >>> kim jung un attended a memorial for his father. his son has spoken of economic reform but the united nations has found no improvements in his human rights record and last week jung launched a rocket in the show of the young leader's power. >>> and there was a memorial for a london nurse. photographers they mobbed the transfer of her coffin. the nurse committed suicide after she put through a prank c
channel 2 news. >>> the head of the bay area based rainforest action network has died in a swimming accident. >> it was called an inconvenient truth. now it is an inconvenient reality. sometimes ... >> this activist worked to fight climb at change, protect forests and promote clean energy. she drowned. there are plans to hold a public memorial service in san francisco at a date yet to be announced. >>> a wide array of champagne in a small neighborhood store is one sign that new year's eve is almost here. how san diego is getting ready. >>> at muni's 100th an versary, how this tunnel helped reshape a city. >>> plus, late -- anniversary, how this tunnel helped reshape a city. >>> plus, late night accident, we were just told both people died. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier t
a meteor shower on nights like this. >> reporter: right now is the peak of the action between 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. there's more action tomorrow night through dawn. reporting live in oakland, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> strong demand and low mortgage rates are pushing to create a strong home sales. that's up more than 20% from the same time last year. the percentage of foreclosures and short sales fell to 25% of sales from 50% a year ago. >>> there's word from san francisco tonight of a near record real estate deal. 2901 broadway closed education crow recently for a reported $28,850,000. the áf that would be the third most expensive home sale in san francisco history. and according to socket site, the new owners will have to deal with a -- a higher property sales tax. >>> the u.n. ambassador was widely believed to be the president's favorite to replace hillary clinton. president obama said he regretted what he called the unfair and misleading attacks on susan rice. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry is now the front runner for secretary of state he was the first to issue a statem
. >>> the parents of an autistic 16-year-old girl are calling for swift action against a bay area group home after their child wandered off and was eventually found beaten and sexually assaulted. eric rasmussen is in oakland. >> reporter: tonight the girl is with her aunt. and we spoke to her father. >> i will make sure to it if i have to spend my last breath making sure but they're going to pay what they did to my kid. >> reporter: father jesse white says the people who assaulted her daughter aren't the only ones he's holding accountable. last night the girl was found beaten and alone on a munni bus in san francisco. a few days after she walked out of the home for development kids. >> she may look like a normal girl but she functions like a 2- year-old. >> reporter: she walked out after she got upset. the staff members followed her in a vehicle for nearly five hours but lost sight of her. almost 3 miles away at the fruitvale station where she was seen talking to several men. >> at no point, even though they have permission to grab her did they grab her. they had a vehicle there to take her back t
of actions are effective. >> one of several dozen people who rallied in downtown oakland today. she says she's tried unsuccessfully 17 times to modify her mortgage. >> me and my husband were like, okay, we've done everything we're going to do. let's just walk away. >> what do we want? >> in june of this year -- and she was successful. now she's taking part to help others. >> taken low income or moderately middle class and gotten us together as a community. we got sold out. >> this man tried to push the security guard out the door. members put up yellow tape around the bank. a movement the group says has helped several dozen people to save their homes. >> we get attention. i think it embarrasses the banks and they start looking at okay we better do something. >> wells fargo released this statement -- helped more than 800,000 people. granting 5 million dollars for home owners who qualify. >>> president obama took the debate over the fiscal cliff to a school teacher's dining -- visited them at their home. the president said the potential is causing people to stress as the end of the year approa
. wall goesgreens did not acknowledge any wrong doing. >>> new legal action to save his business. the national sea shore was given 90 days to shut down. now the owner is seeking a restraining order against the federal government. this is in addition to a previous lawsuit. the owner purchased the form in 2004. >>> it's the highest tide of the year: king tide. it hit the coast today and will be back tomorrow. we'll show you what it look like this morning when it was at its peak. water sat at street level. the rising water level could disrupt. >> she sprained the highest tides of the year. >> king tide. which means that the sun and the moon are both using their pull and the tide is high. we are not in control of it. >> showed us where the high tide pushed water over parts of this trail. >> it affects the birds and the trail. the trail has --. >> the that examines the potential of rising sea levels. you had see problems in neighborhoods and roads. >> even without a storm, the tide caused this street to flood. along the beach in -- photo grapher photographer used this to his advantage
sprung into action and were the first casualties. >>> the sense of loss is being felt in the area tonight. several dozen people gathered. they wanted to do something local to show their support. >>> president obama today addressed the nation in an emotional speech shortly after the shooting. he said the country's leaders must take meaningful action regardless of politics in response to the violence. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years. and each time i learn the news, i react not as a president, but as anybody else would. as a parent. and that was especially true today. >> several gun control advocacy groups were already in washington for a leadership training conference when the deadly shooting happened. >> the name of our god that is good and holy we pray. >> reporter: as news of the tragedy spread, dozens of people gathered outside the white house for an impromptu vigil to remember those lost today. they chanted, lit candles and asked for gun changes. >>> while the white house said today is not the day for that discussion, debra villalon live in san franci
. in his weekly address today, he offered condolences and a call to action. >> we have to come together and we'll have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening, regardless of politics. >> president obama did not provide specifics but in the past, the president has supported reinstating a federal assault weapons ban. >>> the medical examiner said he's never had to deal with something like this. >> my sensibilities may not be the average man, but this probably is the worst i have seen. >> dr. carver went on to say that all of the victims had been shot multiple times with a long weapon, presumably the semiautomatic rifle found at the scene. >> people all over the world are expressing sympathy for the victims in the massacre. in moscow, people left flowers and stuffed animals outside the american embassy. the prime minister formally sent condolences and said russia's thoughts are with the victims' loved ones. >> in rio de janeiro set a memorial. >> british prime minister offered condolences to the parents, saying, quote: it's heartbreaking to think of tho
in connecticut and what they hope their actions will inspire. >> a family with a month old baby and no place to stay. the struggle to >>> a moving tribute in oakland for victims on the other side of the country. more than 200 people gathered to pray at cathedral of christ the light for the sandy hook shooting victims. a group of kindergarten through eighth grade choir students sang before and after the services. the archbishop placed a wreath of 28 yellow roses for those who were killed last week. >>> tonight a religious community that has also experienced a shooting rampage is remembering the victims mourners say this tragedy transcends all religions. >> reporter: this is a sikh congregation of a thousand members which paused to reflect on connecticut's loss. their language not understood by all, but the emotions are universal. members of the sikh community tonight mourned the young ones lost in newtown. >> children are just like god himself. they are not political. they don't pick fights. that what makes you grieve even more. more painful. >> reporter: prayers for the connecticut families
, for our businesses and the entire economy. but the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. >> so we'll be working hard to see if we with get there in the next 24 hours so i'm hopeful and optimistic. >>> senator mitch mcconnel called the meeting with president obama good. taxes go up for all americans and traásic cuts will hit -- and drastic cuts will hit the national budget. >>> the dow fell 158 points, and the nasdaq fell 25 points. >> they may you know want to do something illegal just to put food on the table. >> coming up in 18 minutes finally strapped the hundreds of thousands of people set to feel the impact of the financial cliff starting tomorrow. >>> a sixth suspect has now been charged in connection with a beating and homicide in san francisco where the victims were bound and gagged. ktvu's david stevenson was in court today and tells us for the first time the district attorney talked about a possible motive. >> cameras were not allowed in this san francisco courtroom as prosecutorred announced a sixth suspect in a brutal beating and homicide in which two victims were l
, but eventually here on the bus, her water breaks. >> the bus driver brings into action. starts flashing his emergency lights, speeding toward the hospital, you see her push her pants down. >> she just pulled the baby out of herself? >> yes. >> someone pass the hand sanitiz sanitizer. >> someone passes her a blanket, a ambulance passes bye, and they flag it down, and they take mother and child to the local hospital. this was a baby boy, 7 pounds, 3 ounces. >> she pulled that baby out of her up and downs like a rabbit out of a hat. >> it all happened in 15 minutes, an labor for this woman? >> she is smacking that baby on the bus. >> you have to make sure nothing is blocking the baby's passage way. >> she apparently doesn't need a hospital. >> hope they wiped down that seat after. >>> this isn't this guy's day. not even a little bit. a helmet cam on a motorcycle rider, having trouble gets his bike to start. now he is playing catch up, so he has a full fist of throttle, trying to catch up with the rest of the room, they're gone, out in the desert, and he gets ab t about .3 miles into the race
immediate action, they say, alerted stuntss and teachers and put campus in lockdown for everyone's safety. ktvu's robert honda was at the campus when essentially it was entirely on lockdown. robert, that is not the case right now. >> that's right, gasia. there's been kind of a transition as they clear up some of the other areas of the campus. officer start calling it a partial lockdown because most of the investigation search seems to be centered around this technology building where the original text message reporting a possible gunman, that was where the person was supposedly spots so that's why police started using their resources around this building. you mention it had lights going on. that's what's giving us the best indication what's going on here. we watched lights come up and then off on the first and most of the second floor. you can see on the top floor we saw lights thereon before. i heard an officer say to another one, another one down, meaning that they had the lights on in the room and then they turned them off. you can see the corner. if you go to the other side of the bui
an agreement reached on how to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama called on party leaders to take action before he left for his holiday vacation in hawaii. >> good afternoon. >> reporter: after speaking with leaders friday afternoon president obama called on congress to quickly come up with a solution to avert some tax hikes and spending cuts. >> i have asked leaders to work towards a package that presents a tax hike, protects unemployment insurance, and lays the ground work for further work on both growth and deficit reduction. >> reporter: remarks came after speaker of the house john boehner failed to bring plan b to the floor. it would have raised taxes on those americans making more than $1 million a year. >> we had a number of our members who just really didn't want to be perceived as raising taxes. >> reporter: the two sides left blaming each other for inaction. democrats said the failure in the house pointed for a need for more compromise by the gop. >> republicans got the message loud and clear. >> reporter: he said the next move needs to come from the president. >> he is the onl
the president said what action the u.s. might take. >>> health experts say the flu season is off to its earliest start in 10 years and it is shaping up to be a bad one. the cdc said except every state except vermont is showing signs of the flu. they recommend getting a flu shot. there is a free clinic tomorrow. >>> scientist meeting in san francisco today unvailed a new technology that could help better predict storms. it keeps track of the pineapple express winter storms. those rivers are monitored by ground moisture sensors and gps. the new technology was presented at the american gee you physical convention today. >>> the results are in from the first test of marsian soil. right now scientists say they have no evidence to support life. it also came from the meeting of the geo physical union. >>> a fire district is reconsidering some of its protocols tonight after three firefighters were injured after responding to a traffic accident. they say precautions that were not taken yesterday might have prevented it. >> the fire engine is out of service for now. the accident happened during yesterday
-called fiscal cliff day of action [music ] protesters used songs of the season to make their point. they urge congress to not make rash decisions that protect programs such as medicaid, medicare and others. a wral was held just outside the office of congressional representative. they held it will because he defends social services as workers work to avoid fiscal cliffs. >>> vandals hit again and caused thousands of dollars in damage. this is the if i had time since august the broad cast tower has been vandalized. in the latest incident, they damaged equipment critical to stay on the air. >>> an apes is expected tomorrow or wednesday for a woman who drowned while kayaking. a 39-year-old shelby danielle was kayaking when it capsized downstream. a man was able to help free her from the boat, but she slipped away of dive crews recovered her body this morning. the mother tearfully reconnected today who received her son's live are at a trap plant operation. they put the finishing touches on the portrait of the son. becker's liver saved garcia. he's now using his newfound life to advocate for orga
they're going take the appropriate actions. >> interest i will the posting was removed around the time i told san francisco police union president about the video. his reaction, an exasperated look. in san francisco i'm john ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the san francisco deb e deputy charged with robbing a bank last month today entered not knot guilty plea. 36-year-old phil leadership song accused of killing $1700 bank of america in the richmond district. police say they tracked him down through surveillance video and fingerprint on a though the handed to teller. >>> quick act san francisco police officer save the life of a newborn baby who was born in the middle of the street this morning. when offers arrived the newborn wasn't breathing. and dramatic rescue effort unfolded in a patrol car. one officer performed cpr. >> both thought about their own children as this was occurring and they were quite pleased with the outcome. >> the way by's mother who police tell us is 39s old was also take top hospital if both see and her newborn are doing well. >>> a man surround arrest on dui and hit an
hope is has gone too far. the new action city attorneys are taking to support the claim. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> good evening. it's monday, december 17th. this is bay area news at 7:00. happening now, local religious leaders are presiding over and interfaith service to reflect on friday's mass killings at a connecticut elementary school. these are live pictures from outside the first presbyterian church. it's dark outside there right now. we're told 100 people are gather there had tonight. public trustees are also participating in the event. we do have a crew at the service and will have a complete report for you on the 10:00 news. >>> mourners in connecticut today held the first funerals are two victims in last friday's rampage. john has been there since late friday night and is live there at the site of a memorial that continues to grow. >>reporter: i've got to tell you first right behind me are sandy hook firefighters who are getting hug, handshakes, and a great deal of gratitude from the folks here at the memorial. t
airport spent tonight getting ready for a possible labor action later this afternoon. the labor union worked on making picket signs in the event that they are needed. union members have been without a contract since june. >> they take away health insurance and they freeze my wage, well you know i'll just be working to pay my hell insurance and i won't have nothing to support my family with. >> reporter: united has given hms host until midnight thursday to agree to a new contract, other wise they say they will walk off their jobs. >>> two men had been charged in connection with the shooting death of two teenage girls in oakland last month. investigators say 18-year-old yante powell of oakland faces two counts of murder with special circumstances. a 19-year-old antonio edwards also of oakland is charged with being an accessory. police say 15-year-old raquel gristol and bobby fontane were sitting with powell and edwards when they were gunned down. more than 30 rounds were fired. >>> the piedmont police department announced the new chief while san jose loses yet another high ranking offic
unpressure to take action under the new town tragedy. two people we spoke with support efforts to support gun violence and mental source resources. >> the mental health is a huge concern. >> not sure how the policies would look but both of them should be looked to and regulated. it is scary out there. >> the state attorney general's office has ceased more than 2,000 fire armies this year from people possessing weapons including people mentally unstable. we have more coverage of the shooting along with the growing response from gun supporters and critics under the new town shooting tab at the top of the home page. >>> if you head outside right about now you can certainly feel it, temperatures dropping all around the bay area. tonight's cold will be less severe than the ones many us woke up to which left windshields froze be, parts of the bay area below 30 degrees and ahead at 7:23, our bill martin will have our new weather forecast. >>> one family forced to be out in the cold. high demand has left parents and children without options. janet. >> reporter: we are at the hamilton family vin the
break in the action in palo alto which is a few spots down there. maybe a few lingering showers, very light outside of morgan hill. up in the north bay partly cloudy skies out near santa rosa and the napa region. i am tracking another storm. >>> this is what it looks like on highway 85 on squaw valley earlier today. three snow boarders triggered the avalanche. three skiers had minor injuries. everyone was accounted for about an hour later. >>> it was very slow going for people going to the sierra. 80 at truckee was at a standstill. you can see the line of cars there on the left hand side of your screen. drivers should carry food, water and blankets. >>> as is often the case with today's wind and rain came delays at san francisco airports. sfo duty manager says departs flights are 45 to 90 minutes behind schedule and at least 57 flights have been cancelled. san jose airport is reporting just a handful of delays and a duty manager for oakland airport says thins there are running smoothly. we have a link on ktvu.com to track your flight just look under hot topics. >>> the storm today cau
. >> reporter: dispensary landlords risk losing their building. the court could throughout out this action. the dispensary wants a jury trial. the judge did not indicate when she might rule. but defense attorneys told me that they are cautiously optimistic that this landmark case will go to trial. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the rain is still to the north but it's starting to break south a little bit. take a look at live storm tracker 2. i've put the last two hours in motion. it's been up here most of the day. but see where it starts to bend right here. it's starting to shift south and that means we're going to see some showers move into the bay area proper in the next hour or so. next hour and a half this starts to move into the marine county. you can see the system moving into the south bay. this is the rain that's coming your way. it's a nice looking storm. it's not a giant storm but a nice looking storm. there's a winter storm warning that goes into effect. it stays in effect friday through sunday. it's not just in effect tonight, tomorrow. it's through sunday. so big snow in
in the action, not completely dry. another round of showers by 12:00 and then more breaks by 3:00. the next storm developing off shore, that moves in by sunday morning. the temperatures for tomorrow afternoon mainly in the 50s, heaviest rain for the morning hours and still scattered rain into the afternoon. and a look ahead. monday, it will be dry. a chance of a shower by christs mas day. gasia? >> thank you. >>> the oakland zoo got quite a early christmas present today. somebody donated $1 million to the zoo. it came in a letter from the san francisco foundation which said the donor wanted to remain anonymous. it can be used for any general purposes, the money will have a huge impact as it improves exhibits and adds more animals. thank you for trusts ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. our storm watch coverage continues, tonight, team coverage for you as the next storm heads into your area. keep in mind we are always here for you. "it tmz" is up -- "tmz" is up next here on tv36
the mother went into labor, they pulled the ambulance over and stepped into action delivering a 7-pound baby girl. >> mom and dad were crying. we were excited. >> the father was following behind the ambulance and was able to be with the mother. >> fort retailers recalled nap nanny baby reclineers following reports of five infant deaths. the safety commission is recalling the nap nanny generations, one and two. it has defected in designs, warnings and instructions. the company founder believe it doesn't have mayority and the products are safe when used properly. >> the new laws will bring -- you'll be able to text while behind the wheel as long as you use a phone voice activated device. and you have to show you have proof. >> i think that it's helpful if it's less paperwork that you have to keep on you and other people can get your information, so if you can have it on your phone and you can easily access it. that will be fine. >> at law on underage drinks and party buses have to tell them that it's illegal and if there's a person on board, and someone 25 years old older have to be on board.
you can take to improve your symptoms. i'm danica patrick, and i drive4copd. take action today to breathe better tomorrow. join the movement at drive4copd.com. take our screening questionnaire today, and talk to your doctor. you've got the perfect idea - you just need an investor. the government figures there are around 250,000 angel investors out there, all looking for people - maybe like you - with good ideas. they want to write checks and bring your idea to life. you have one, you really believe in it. so what do you need to do to get an angel investor to actually invest? let's talk with janet tavakoli, she's an investment risk analyst, and you're also the president of tavakoli structured finance. most people who knock on your door, do they end up blowing it when they pitch you? > > they do bill, because they walk in unprepared. they may have a product, they may have an idea, but they haven't yet gotten the patent. they don't have a business plan. they don't know who their competitors are. they don't know who their target market is. > > do they sometimes make big promises -
than bears. >>> i have a pair of videos for you. on a snowy road, dash cam video catching the action. red light up ahead. pay attention to the person crossing the road. watch out. watch out. watch out! she didn't even flinch. >> not even a reflex. not even a i'm about to get killed reflex. nothing. >> nothing. >> good driving on the part of everyone else involved in this. the guy skidded to avoid her. no one hit him. he came out of the skid just fine. kept on going. these people know what they're doing. >> number two, a similar situation, red light up ahead. keep your eyes open. >> oh! >> no cars got hit, but it seems like every motorcycle on the road had to hit each other. >> scooter v scooter in this one. the one scooter to our right comes blazing through, totally misses the red light. listen to what happens almost immediately after the accident. [ sirens ] >> you can't get an ambulance there any faster. it was like the thing was tell ported in. >> speedy delivery right there. >> they were following him. this guy is about to have an accident. >>> an iowa family was headed home to o
on vh1 season two. >> is that a show about circumcision. >> he gets a lot of action. >> at every event. >> cora, like, oh, my god. i love you. >> people love joegoesa to see joe goes," head over to our website and click on best of rtm. >>> a mom tells her heartbreaking story with printed times. >> she holds up one sign with, i will be fixed. >> see what happens next and why this video has gone viral. >>> and this guy's got an internet video hit, even if he doesn't know what he's singing. >> he's got the chorus down. especially the fire part. >> hear the song that's m [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >>> new year's eve is just days away and many of us like to -- you know, have a couple. >> well, there's a new device th
copd. take action today to breathe better tomorrow. join the movement at drive4copd.com. take our screening questionnaire today, and talk to your doctor. >>> welcome back to the "rtm" 2012 countdown, everybody. top three time, and our number three video is quite a catch. >> the law of the jungle, killer be killed, always the strong survive, all the other things they say about the law of the jungle. got to warn you, this video can be a little tough to watch. what do you see lurking in the brush? leopard, a beast. spotted beast. it's a leopard, my friends. but he's not there just hanging out in the shade because he's tired. he's lurking because he hears something a coming. >> oh! >> yes! >> that's the most brilliant takedown i've ever seen in the jungle. >> it's something right out of professional wrestling. a heard of impalas. not chevy impalas, impala the animal, he leaps, suplexes one of them, takes it down, then begins tossing it around like it's a rag doll. this is what happens in nature. he was like, you've got to be kidding me. i'm going to practically run over this death mac
and the bold action one man takes. >> and so casually. >> see what happens and why when the train doors open next. >> and the discovery channel investigators want to know what caused the famous hindenburg air shipment disaster. >> you cracked the case? we just have to watch the >>> lately cars have been getting smaller and smaller. gas prices are high. this is maybe taking it to the extreme. the guy is riding a go-cart down the street in sidney, australia. funny looking, pretty silly. watch what happens when the light turns red. >> oh, no. oh, no. >>> what is he doing? >> they are entertained. >> they are very entertained. the australian accent makes everything in this situation sound that funny. >> going down to the square. give me the [ bleep ] [ laughter ] >> of course this guy is in front of all the traffic right at the red light. you know he wanted to be hidden between a few big trucks there but he's right out in the open. >> this is funny. >> watch you entertain. >> hey, this guy is a winner. he's wearing the number one plate on his go-cart, he's on his way. >> definitely on his way so
be amazing when you give him a name. >> see the young snowboarding rock star in action on "right this minute." >>> we always have room for a cute kid on our show and what we have is an adorable 1-year-old girl and her first experience with a little miniature horse and she's loving it. she's running and laughing and giggling. listen to her. >> that is adorable. that's so cute because they're interacting with each other. >> they're the same height, you know what i mean. they can see eye to eye. >> gentle. gentle. >> and she just starts petting the little guy. >> i think they just became best friends. >> yep. >> now apparently this little girl not only likes horses, she also likes music. she likes the outdoors and apparently her favorite kind of music is guitar. we think that's dad playing. ♪ >> she's happy about it. she's got the rhythm. >> she likes animals. she can play the drums. she's amazing. ♪ >> it's safe to say santa is a man of many talents. he flies around in a sled and gives presents to everyone after climbing down your chimney. i had no idea santa had skills like this. ♪ >> t
. by the way, in the middle of the action between tigers and lepers there is a fox. what is interesting about the fox the fox is like i think somebody is watching me. who is that? hey. let me get out of here. maybe the fox is doing the walk of shame and got caught. they believe that the father and daughter. >> daddy daughter time. >>> let's move to thailand where baby is having bath time. she got a new pool and mommy is trying to teach it how to jump in. she is like i am going to play with the trainer and mom. i love how trying to get into the pool -- >> it is a baby pool. i would think they dug a pool in the enclosure but it is a baby pool. >> mom is showing her how to do it. you stand in here and cool off. >> what is interesting is that these elephants live at the elephant nature parkture is an 80-acre preserve. the mom was brought there because she was a victim of land minds. the good thing is that she is getting good quality mom time. don't you love how the elephants are watching like somebody is getting the first bath. that is like awesome. a baby pool is perfect for a baby elephant. >>>
catching motorcycle action. guess where this one is heading? >> a couple of rolls there. >> see what the camera catches and survives, next. >>> don't know how they got in the birds nest. >> she seem to be quite cozy. >> moving into the treehouse on "right this minute." >>> every once in a while you get one of those crash videos i've got to say just hurts to watch. it's that time again. here we are with have sports car club racing. video from a car channel. number 58 car. mitsubishi lancer. everything is going, so far so good. but i did say this was a crash video. watch this. as he approaches this right-hand turn his left front tire popped, making the car unsteerable. >> oh, ooh! >> you can see there, led this guy straight into this barricade. hits it. pops up in the air, flips over on his side. you see the windshield break, parts flying everywhere. the guy bouncing round eventually lands right-side-up which is fortunate. >> that is a violent crash. >> and it's awful to watch, because immediately everything just starts crumbling at once, altogether, and then the window breaks and thin
closed doors the justices took no action on proposition 8 or any of the cases involving same sex marriage. >> we are in the same waiting pattern we have been in for several years now. >> reporter: the couple could learn more monday. that is when the high court will see another case. if it takes it the case will come next year. supporters are hoping the supreme court will not decide to review proposition 8. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold, legalizing same sex marrage in california. >> we are going to get a marriage license as soon as we can. >> the officials say they have begun wrapping up and if the supreme court decides on monday not to take the case, same sex marriages can begin as soon as tuesday. >> we will be ready with volunteers that we have in place and volunteers who are being trained today. they will have a 1-stop shop for anyone who wants to get married. >> reporter: that is what happen inside 2008. for six months -- happened in 2008. for six months it was legal and thousands of couples tied the knot. then, the right was taken away. that could change ne
from belize. >>> a car company that promised to sell cars for a fee is missing in action. the cars are gone. ktvu's cara liu reports car owners are worried. >> reporter: he fears he is out of luck after trusting sunnyvale motocars to sell his car. >> i am embarrassed that i allowed myself to get contact up in this. >> reporter: he was contacted by the company after trying to sell the car on his own. >> they were diceanced with the dm -- licensed with the dmv. bonded. >> reporter: after getting a check for $28,000 when the car sold the check bounced. >> then they came up with another excuse and another one. >> reporter: when we went to sunnyvale motocars we found the lot empty, the office vacant, just keys hanging on a board inside. >> what happened between friday and monday, they closed up their shop and took all the vehicles and disappeared. leaves me without a car. leaves me without my money. very little recourse. >> reporter: he isn't the only victim. the owner next door talked to 20 customers this week. >> lady asked about her car. we told her they happen gone she started cryin
: these grannies and others were raging in palo alto on this national day of action, at republican leaders. >> i don't believe for a moment that we need to take services or benefits away from those receiving social security, medicare or medicaid. >> reporter: their chance to tax the rich more to avoid going over the fiscal cliff echoed that of the president today. >> what you need is a package that keeps taxes where they are for middle class families, we make some tough spending cuts on things that we don't need. and then we asked the wealthiest americans to pay a slightly higher tax rate. >> reporter: some republicans now urging their party to give the 39.6% tax rate he wants on those who make more than $250,000. so the gop might get changes to social programs. >> toward 16 trading debt is it responsible to keep borrowing money and never address why you're in debt in the first place. >> reporter: some analysts say the deal needs to be hammered out by this thursday to be finalized by the end of the year. the president and the gop were silent and that's considered a positive sign. rita williams,
. the quick action by police that helped nab the suspect. >>> and a stalemate is cracked. a deal in place for bay area crab fishermen. what they're doing right now to return to the waters and how soon you'll see fresh dungeness. >>> cold air is settling into the bay area and before long so will the rain. when you can expect it to arrive in your area and how much we expect coming up well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. only $29 a month for six months. [ traffic passing ] ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything
doppler sweep and you notice a lot of breaks in the action with the bulk of activity in the northern portions the bay area. in addition, to the rainfall we have some winds basically out of south around 20-26 miles per hour. and wind speeds will continue to pick up as we head into the overnight hours. we'll take this into the overnight hours and look at what happens first thing tomorrow morning. excessive rainfall rates our morning show starts early to cover the time of the heaviest rain first thing tomorrow morning. even if you are not in all of these areas shaded in green you will still encounter a significant batch of moisture pushing through the region. some of the forecast models suggesting about an inch of rain in three hour. i will repeat that, an inch of rain in three hours and we'll break down that for your sunday morning and details on a wind advisory that is currently in place-game by the way, you can follow mark and the rest of the ktvu weather team on-line. our meteorologists are keeping up up-to-date on twitter and facebook even when we're not on the air. >>> today peopl
's prop 8 case over same sex marriage. the justices met behind chosed doors on friday but took no action on prop 8 or other casees. if the court declines to review prop 8 it will be immediately legal for same sex couples to marry in california f. it takes it up for review a final decision can change it up in every state. >> lawmakers in sacramento begin a new section with promises not to raise taxes. democrats won a majority in both houses in the election. it allows them to raise taxes with little concern of republican opposition. leaders will avoid dog that considering voters just passed prop 30 as l. the republicans and governor brown say they will be watching the democrats to keep it in check. >>> lawmakers are honoring nevin. he died yesterday at 69. he was a former supervisor, mayor of daly city and police inspector in san francisco. congresswoman jackie spear today called him a giant who had boundless compassion. the current supervisor says he was a great leader and vision. among other causes he af indicated for all children to receive -- adsroe indicated for all children to have h
responsible for their action. >> the jury could find him responsible for the taking of the life of oscar grant iii. >> this was a mistake. it was tragic in every sense of the word. it was unintended in every sense of the word. >> bart settled with grant's mother last year for $1.3 million. the year before, they agreed to pay grant's daughter $1.4 million. >>> ktvu's jana katsuyama reports. >> reporter: crews are digging a hole for the giant machine that will bore a tunnel for the central subway, through union square to chinatown. the problem is that the 40-foot diameter machine only goes one way. they planned to make a hole in morse beach to get the machine out of the ground. merchants have filed a lawsuit, saying the street closure and disruption would be problematic. so one option is to buy the former pagoda theater, moving the exit site. >> it probably would be easier. >> reporter: buying the property would add up to $8 million to the 1 del $6 million project. the other option is to leave the boring machine underground at one of the points marked in yellow. the sfmta would have to buy the m
their social media skills to push elected leaders to take action. he says take part, or these old coots will clean out the treasury before you get there. >>> a bay area blogger goes to the toilet after snapping a photo in a bathroom. >> a judge's ruling in the case oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> homeowners in the south bay and the santa cruz mountains are cleaning up from mother nature's wrath. pine hill road reopened today after being closed for three days. homeowners say they're not getting the maintenance they need, due to county budget short falls. so now they're discussing possible bond measures. >>> crews are making progress in repairing a large sinkhole on mountain view drive in lafayette. the city council also a
and basically the homeowners were not given the same care and fast action by congress or anyone else, laws need to change so that people have time to save their homes. >> reporter: wells fargo says tomorrow and saturday the lender will begin granding $5 million in down payment assistance for perspective home buyers who qualify. >>> the national football league is reportedly considering a rule change to eliminate kick off. league officials say the play produces the game's most violent collision. amber lee is live at the coliseum where fans told us what they thought with tonight's game against the denver broncos. >> reporter: tonight every person told us they are opposed to any change to how the game is played. >> i want to see my boys crush manning that's what i want to see. >> reporter: these football fans knew they came to see their beloved team and denver quarterback peyton manning one of the game's best. but many fans didn't know that the national football team is thinking about getting rid of the kick off. >> what a collision. >> reporter: it's the play that start it is game. the second hal
, a highly provocative act, but hasn't threatened any action in response. >>> in syria, three bombers hit the ministry headquarters. the u.s. says they have fired scud missiles over the north. this would be a significant escalation in the fighting in the regime. >>> in venezuela hugo chavez may not be well enough to remain president. he is facing a difficult recovery. but they said nothing of the cancer itself. >>> the waves are high, and tomorrow will be even higher. the unusual phenomenon bringing the king of tides. >> it is cold out there, bill martin is tracking the temperatures along with more wet weather. he's back with his complete bay area forecast. >> a music's, ready ! share the harmony... she'll be here soon ! she'll love this ! share a sweeter welcome... hey, hola, cómo estás ? hello, hey everyone. es un pla-cer co-no-cer-te. encantada. share everything. this holiday get verizon's share everything plan. unlimited talk, text and shareable data... ... across your family's devices, all in one plan. get a droid razr m by motorola for $49.99. >>> an unusual situation in san franc
ryan lanza was treated by his peers could have impacted his actions. >> reporter: as a child, adam lanza reportedly diagnosed with aspberger's syndrome. but that does not explain the violence. two years ago, i introduced you to johan gate, age 8. he's bright, but socially challenged. >> just panicked a lot. he screams a lot. cried a lot. when he's trying to hurt himself, i knew it was time to look for some answers. >> reporter: they often lack the ability to make friends. >> they may become targets of bullying, and social oft civil. >> reporter: he says bullying, and frustration may very well end up explaining adam lanza's violent outburst. >> we often treat people so bad they have little recourse but to be enraged. some people with aspbergers have committed violent acts. i don't think it's even as common as it is in the general population. >> reporter: the doctor says he's successfully treated dozens of autistic children with intensive therapy, helping them integrate into mainstream schools. >>> former president george h.w. bush is on the mend, and should be out of the hospital in
. >>> on the heels of a public outcry, instagram has been hit with with their first civil lawsuit. the first action suit filed in criminal court friday stems from the company's proposal to change its terms of service. an instagramish user leveled claims against the company. instagram claims the complaint is without merit. >> thousands gather to celebrate christmas. why the pope started mass two hours early today. >> and a south american have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> pope benedict xvi marked christmas eve with mass in st. peter's basilica. the christmas eve mass traditionally begins at midnight but the time
hour. the main action heading out across the bay right now inventoried -- centered on the bay bridge. here's a closer inspection right now. you can see some of the activity right around the piedmont region. and tracking the north bay. still rain showers up toward petaluma. we're tracking another weather system in the pacific. here is the wider perspective. this will be the strongest one. that's our next storm approaching. heaviest rain dour downpours are expected. when a wind advisory kicks in for the bay area. >> our coverage continues in 12 minutes. it wasn't a smooth ride up to the sierra today. the specific problem that caused a stretch of road to shut down. >>> be sure to visit ktvu.com. you'll find our storm tracker 2 radar to see when the next storm will reach your area. look under the storm watch tab on the home page. >> the wet and windy weather didn't discourage shoppers. where bargain hunters are out in force. >> reporter: shopping at 3:00 a.m.? it's possible at macy's. most stores starting yesterday are staying open 48 hours straight and some are going 83 hours right up t
believe we will head over the fiscal cliff before washington takes action. >> reporter: the halls of power empty, although negotiators and the president are back at work. >> at the very least, let's agree right now on what we already agree on. >> reporter: an olive branch to the gop, and carrot to corporate giants. the administration now suggesting cutting corporate tax rates. the u.s. has among the world's highest. but closing loopholes that helped google, for instance, avoid $2 billion in taxes last year. >> corporations are a little concerned. >> reporter: gary is optimistic about a deal. >> i'd still rate it better than 50/50. >> reporter: what seems increasingly likely is to allow the country to go over that fiscal cliff, triggering higher taxes. that would allow hard line republicans to vote for lower taxes, a few days later. >> to make them look better? to appease voters. if that's the reason, great. >> reporter: some call it a low form of political shenanigans. >> i think that's horrible, they would put the american people through that. i don't think it's fair to the american peop
to the mother. >> reporter: we're talking about a mother who was blocked her twin boys. her actions gave many others the strength to be in church tonight. back in the same room where bullets pierced the wall just days earlier, members of the central evangelistica church say they're not upset. >> reporter: no tienes miedo? >> no, no tengo miedo. >> reporter: in spanish, cardova told us she was not afraid. >> she said i saw the bullet and i threw myself over them so it might hit me and not them. from her hospital bed today, cardova shows us where she was hit. the bullet missing her hurt. in spanish she told us she felt no pain, but felt bad about not being able to be with her children. >> yeah, pretty good mom. >> reporter: she's a pretty good mom? >> yes. >> reporter: today church members attended to show they're support. investigators say they are following leads but made no arrests. >>> coming up at 10:30, oakland police announce a plan to curve violence. the big name they're bringing in to try to make the streets safe again. >>> retired general norman schwarzkoft divide today of pneumonia.
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